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Capacity4dev Team created a new Article 25 March 2015
“If we can replace the hand hoe with a smartphone as the most common tool in the hands of an African farmer, then we are halfway towards our dream,” said Theo de Jager, President of the Pan African Farmers Organisation and the Southern African Confederation of Agricultural Unions. That dream is to combat poverty in Africa by helping growers make the most of increasingly abundant data on prices, materials and weather.
chris addison posted Information 3 May 2016
Drones for agriculture
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Nuno Cunha
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20 July 2012

Aims to strengthen and further develop infrastructure for exploitation of Earth Observation data/services for sustainable development in Africa

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04
Nov
From
4 November 2013 to 8 November 2013
in Kigali (Rwanda)
Organised byACP-EU Technical Centre for Agriculture and Rural Development & Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Rwanda

Join us in Kigali, Rwanda from 4-8 November 2013 as we look into the future
of ICTs for agriculture.

While the European Union is developing Galileo and operating EGNOS, the two first European satellite navigation systems, the potential benefits of using these technologies for the socio-economic development of the African continent were presented recently in Brussels.